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Write-up: This case was reported by a physician and described the occurrence of intussusception in a 7-month-old male subject who was vaccinated with ROTARIX (GlaxoSmithKline). Previous and/or concurrent vaccination included ROTARIX (GlaxoSmithKline, oral) given on 23 June 2008. On 2 August 2008, the subject received 2nd dose of ROTARIX (oral). Lot number not provided. On 10 September 2008, 39 days after vaccination with ROTARIX, the subject started with vomiting and after experienced 8 currant jelly stools and fever. The patient was admitted at hospital with a suspicion of intussusception. A surgery was performed and the subject was hospitalised for 5 days. At the time of reporting the events were resolved. On 30 September, the subject went to the doctor for follow up and was in good general condition. The physician considered the events were almost certainly related to vaccination with ROTARIX.
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